SARB8010 - Social Exclusion


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 1 semesters

Course content

The specific content will be amended each time the course is delivered, but will always adress important research questions related to exclusion and inclusion, marginality and diversity, deviance and social problems. The focus could be on specific groups (e.g. disabled people) or life domains (e.g. employment), or the point may be to look across groups or life domains. One will adress theoretical perspectives, policy developments etc. Use of theoretical perspectives on specific research problems is emphasized. Details related to the content of the course will be available when the specific course is announced. The same applies to the exact dates and time of the course.

Learning outcome

The students should be familiar with theories and perspectives in research on inclusion and exclusion, deviance and diversity. The content of the course varies and the students are in particular expected to be familiar with theories and perspectives of relevance to the specific focal point of the course the student attends. The students should develop their ability to apply the theories and perspectives to the research problems they are working with.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, group sessions, essay. The theme of the essay and related reading list should be approved. The essay is expected to be about 4500-5000 words and related to social exclusion/inclusion. It is encouraged that it is also related to the theme of the student's thesis. The course may be taught in either Norwegian or English. The course is offered when teaching resources are available and can be changed or cancelled if less then 5 students are registered

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation, presentation, paper discussion

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

Master degree or similar qualifications

Course materials

Announced at the beginning of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ISA8001 5.0 AUTUMN 2022
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Version: 1
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Work
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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